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June 11, 2021

Bob Baffert wants ALL of the urine

Nick Roush 10:30am June 11, 2021 6/11/21

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The results of the world’s most famous horse race will be decided by a pissing contest. Unfortunately, that’s not a metaphor. The latest twist in Bob Baffert’s efforts to remain atop the Kentucky Derby 147 toteboard are all centered around Medina Spirit’s urine. The horse infamously failed a post-race drug test, testing positive for betamethasone.…

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June 8, 2021

Bob Baffert is splitting silver hairs in new lawsuit

Nick Roush 4:00pm June 8, 2021 6/8/21

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Whatever Bob Baffert is paying hourly for his attorney is not enough. This man is scraping the bottom of the legal barrel to find any excuse to keep his seventh Kentucky Derby win. As you are all aware by now, Medina Spirit failed its post-race drug test after crossing the finish line first at Kentucky…

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June 3, 2021

Today on KSR: Who says the offseason is boring?

Zack Geoghegan 9:00am June 3, 2021 6/3/21

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Good morning, folks. It sure doesn’t feel like the offseason right now… Let’s get right into the news you need to know for Thursday after a BUSY Wednesday in sports. Jai Lucas to speak with media Kentucky Men’s Basketball continues its camp/community service schedule for this week and assistant coach Jai Lucas is available for a…

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June 2, 2021

Churchill Downs suspends Bob Baffert for two years

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:21pm June 2, 2021 6/2/21

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Because it hasn’t been a busy enough news day in the sports world, here’s another bombshell: Churchill Downs just announced it is suspending Bob Baffert for two years, effective immediately. Baffert, and any trainer directly or indirectly employed by his stables, will not be allowed to run a horse at Churchill Downs or its other…

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Medina Spirit’s Failed Kentucky Derby Drug Test Confirmed

Nick Roush 11:00am June 2, 2021 6/2/21

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A failed drug test is expected to disqualify the winner of the Kentucky Derby for just the second time in the race’s illustrious 147 year history. Medina Spirit failed a post-race drug test on the first Saturday in May after the colt gave trainer Bob Baffert his historic seventh Kentucky Derby victory. A split sample…

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May 17, 2021

NYRA Suspends Bob Baffert, removing Medina Spirit from Belmont Stakes contention

Nick Roush 4:42pm May 17, 2021 5/17/21

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The New York Racing Association suspended Bob Baffert from racing horses in the state days after Medina Spirit was eliminated from Triple Crown contention with a Preakness loss at Pimlico. How brave. Known simply by the acronym NYRA, the four-letter governing body of horse racing in the Empire State announced Monday afternoon that Baffert has…

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May 14, 2021

Four Kentucky Derby Bettors File Lawsuit against Bob Baffert following Medina Spirit’s Failed Drug Test

Nick Roush 4:30pm May 14, 2021 5/14/21 Comments Disabled

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Hell hath no fury like a scorned bettor. Four horseplayers have filed a class-action lawsuit in the state of California against Bob Baffert and Zedan Racing, the owner of Medina Spirit, after the first-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby failed a post-race drug test. The plaintiffs allege missing winning Derby-day payouts between $100 and $100,000…

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May 11, 2021

Bob Baffert admits Medina Spirit used drug containing banned substance

Nick Roush 11:02am May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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It turns out that cancel culture may not have been the culprit behind Medina Spirit’s failed drug test. After sharing excuses for two days, Bob Baffert’s legal counsel released a statement admitting that the Kentucky Derby winner was taking a drug containing the banned substance betamethasone leading into its victory at Churchill Downs. Medina Spirit…

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May 10, 2021

Bob Baffert is the Perfect Horse Racing Villain

Nick Roush 4:00pm May 10, 2021 5/10/21

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The face of horse racing sits behind tinted glasses and a head full of wispy, silver hair. The smooth talking schmoozer made history while reinforcing his critics’ belief, creating the perfect storm for the world of horse racing. Eight days after Bob Baffert won his record seventh Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs officials revealed that Medina…

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Bob Baffert’s Latest Excuse for Medina Spirit’s Failed Derby Drug Test is a DOOZY

Nick Roush 11:41am May 10, 2021 5/10/21

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Bob Baffert has gone on the defense since Churchill Downs officials revealed that Medina Spirit tested positive for a banned substance after winning the 147th Kentucky Derby. In 24 hours Baffert has already concocted a couple of excuses to dismiss the failed drug test. The latest “explanation” is something that not even the most imaginative…

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